The first table below looks at the demand for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 171 154 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 9 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £59,500 £47,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.60% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3213 2421 2580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 79.18% 77.62% 73.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2097 1383 1901
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region.

Data Security Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Data Security Salary Histogram in Scotland

Data Security
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -30 5 £60,000 +25.00%
Glasgow -12 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 21 (95.45%) Finance
2 15 (68.18%) CISSP
3 13 (59.09%) CISA
4 10 (45.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (45.45%) Change Management
5 8 (36.36%) CGEIT
5 8 (36.36%) CRISC
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) MS Office
5 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
6 6 (27.27%) CISM
6 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (27.27%) Information Security
7 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
8 4 (18.18%) Banking
9 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
9 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
9 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
9 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
9 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
9 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (13.64%) Big Data
9 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
9 3 (13.64%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (4.55%) Security Management
10 1 (4.55%) Advertising
10 1 (4.55%) Publishing
10 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
10 1 (4.55%) ISACA

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Big Data
General
1 21 (95.45%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Security Manager
2 8 (36.36%) IT Security Manager
3 6 (27.27%) Information Manager
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Security Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Change Management
2 6 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
3 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
3 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Security Management
4 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) CISSP
2 13 (59.09%) CISA
3 8 (36.36%) CGEIT
3 8 (36.36%) CRISC
4 6 (27.27%) CISM
5 1 (4.55%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cyber-Ark